DFS Replication - Can I set up shadow copy on one of my replicas without interfering with DFS replication for the purpose of data retention?

DFS Replication - Can I set up shadow copy on one of my replicas without interfering with DFS replication?

I have a primary root with namespace DFS server (5 TB) and a replica (12 TB) .   My intention is to enable DFS snapshots every fifteen minutes on the replica for data retention.  If something needs to be restored, I could go the the actual file system of the replica server and open a previous version.

Does this work?
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Chris HInfrastructure ManagerAsked:
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
You can but by default you'll only keep 8 ours worth of snapshots.  You should probably read my article on ShadowCopy.
https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/30742/A-Guide-to-Volume-Shadow-Copy.html
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Chris HInfrastructure ManagerAuthor Commented:
Thanks!
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